• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SPOUTED JUG

    CIRCA 14TH-12TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MYCENAEAN POTTERY SPOUTED JUG
    CIRCA 14TH-12TH CENTURY B.C.
    The globular body with high strap handle, cylindrical spout emerging from the shoulder, decorated in orange with vertical lines, 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high; a Mycenaean pottery jug, handle attached at rim and shoulder, decorated in brown with horizontal lines, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high; and another similar Mycenaean pottery jug decorated in orange with double band of wavy lines, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, both circa 14th-12th Century B.C. (3)


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    Provenance

    European private collection; acquired in the late 19th Century by the grandfather of the present owner.